Definitions for "1984 Orange Bowl"
The 1984 Orange Bowl, played on January 2 between unbeaten Nebraska Cornhuskers and once-beaten Miami Hurricanes has been listed among the most memorable college football games by various sources, including ABC Sports Online's five "classic Orange Bowl moments". ABC Online Sports, "Classic Orange Bowl Moments: 1984 - Miami 31, Nebraska 30", by Dan O'Sullivan, December 13, 2002.. After leading 31-17 in the fourth quarter, Miami held on for a 31-30 victory. Nebraska pulled to within one with :48 left to play, but a two-point conversion attempt by Nebraska failed when quarterback Turner Gill's pass was tipped away by Miami safety Ken Calhoun.